TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF ACCESS AND USE OF THE WEBSITE
The website www.immediateaccelerator.com (hereinafter, the “Website”) is managed by RS Productions SRL (hereinafter, “RS Productions”) as part of initiatives, promoted by RS Productions itself or by third parties, and carried out, in the latter case, also through RS Productions, (hereinafter referred to individually as “Initiative”) for the purpose of researching, selecting and rewarding new companies in the initial start-up phase, SMEs and other categories of subjects (such as groups of individuals organised in teams that intend to set up a new company) that are capable of developing innovative solutions (hereinafter referred to individually as “Innovative Company/Wannabe Startupper” and, jointly, as “Innovative Companies/Wannabe Startuppers”); the above in accordance with the Initiative regulation made available on the Website, as well as on the website of the Initiative partners other than RS Productions.
On the Website, Innovative Companies/Wannabe Startuppers may submit – according to the procedures indicated in the Initiative regulation – their application to participate in the Initiative, promoted – as the case may be – by RS Productions or by A third party (hereinafter, the “Partner”).
This document describes the terms and conditions of access and use of the Website (hereinafter, the “T&Cs”).
Use of the Website implies acceptance of the T&Cs; therefore, the Innovative Company/Wannabe Startupper undertakes to comply with them and, if it does not agree with the T&Cs, it must refrain from using the Website.
ACCESS AND USE OF THE WEBSITE BY INNOVATIVE COMPANIES/WANNABE STARTUPPERS
Innovative Companies/Wannabe Startuppers may access and use the Website to submit their application to the Initiative by filling in the registration form in the relevant section of the Website (“Apply Now”); in addition, Innovative Companies/Wannabe Startuppers who have passed the first selection phase, having been assessed by RS Productions and the Partners as eligible to access the Acceleration Program, will be contacted at the e-mail address indicated in the application
The Innovative Companies/Wannabe Startuppers that have applied on the Website are entitled to do the following:
The above activities are carried out by Innovative Companies/Wannabe Startuppers:
Therefore, RS Productions grants to the recipients Innovative Companies/Wannabe Startuppers of the Call for Online Application Form a free, non-exclusive, revocable and limited licence to access and use the Website in accordance with the T&Cs. More specifically, this licence does not allow Innovative Companies/Wannabe Startuppers to reproduce, duplicate, copy, sell or otherwise exploit for commercial purposes the Website, its contents and, in general, the information, including information relating to the Initiative, available on the Website.
Innovative Companies/Wannabe Startuppers acknowledge that they carried out the activities that take place on the Website and assume the relevant liability; therefore :
RS Productions will also do its best to guarantee the availability of the Website in a continuous and uninterrupted manner, it being understood in any case that access to the Website may be suspended or limited by RS Productions to allow its repair or maintenance or the introduction of new services, as well as for any other justified reason. RS Productions may also terminate the availability of the Website by giving at least fifteen days’ notice or, in case of a justified reason, without notice.
THE CONTENTS OF THE IMMEDIATE ACCELERATOR PROGRAM
Through the Website, Innovative Companies/Wannabe Startuppers apply for free participation in the Initiative, in accordance with the Initiative regulation, advertised on the Website.
The participation of Innovative Companies/Wannabe Startuppers does not involve:
LIMITATIONS ON THE USE OF THE WEBSITE
Innovative Companies/Wannabe Startuppers may use the Website only to submit their applications to the Initiative and to carry out the further activities provided for in the T&Cs; therefore, they must not use the Website for different activities and, in general, for any activity that causes or may cause damage or alterations to the Website or that results in any violation of the rights of RS Productions or third parties.
It is expressly forbidden for Innovative Companies/Wannabe Startuppers to use any part or section of the Website and its contents for direct or indirect commercial or advertising activities of any kind, unless expressly authorised in writing by RS Productions.
Under no circumstances shall RS Productions be liable for any losses, claims or damages of any kind connected with a use of the Website that does not comply with the T&Cs.
LIMITATIONS OF LIABILITY
To the extent permitted by law, RS Productions is not liable to Innovative Companies/Wannabe Startuppers for damages of any kind arising out of, or in any way connected with, the use of the Website and its contents, or the delay or inability to use the Website and its contents.
INDUSTRIAL AND INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY RIGHTS
The data, contents and, in general, the information available on the Website are protected by the rules on industrial and intellectual property; more specifically: the trademarks, names, domains, company names, firm names and signs on the Website are the property of their respective owners and protected by the applicable legislation in force.
Therefore, the information identified above may not be copied and/or reproduced by Innovative Companies/Wannabe Startuppers in any form, in whole or in part, without the prior authorisation of the respective owners.
Without prejudice to the above, the data, materials, information and content (including, where appropriate, business ideas and projects, the business plan, the Pitch/company presentation) uploaded by the Innovative Companies/Wannabe Startuppers on the Website are owned by the same, it being understood that RS Productions may use them for the implementation, management and organisation of the Initiative and, where appropriate, to promote the products or services marketed by RS Productions, or to report the existence of third parties whose commercial offer is considered of possible interest for the Innovative Companies/Wannabe Startuppers.
LINKS TO/FROM OTHER WEBSITES
The Website may contain links to third-party websites.
RS Productions does not assume any liability for the contents, availability, operation and fulfilment of any third-party website, which may be linked to the Website, or from which the Website may be accessed.
CONFIDENTIALITY OF INFORMATION
Unless otherwise stated in other parts of the T&Cs, the data, materials, information and contents communicated or made available by RS Productions and by the Innovative Company/Wannabe Startupper, in any form or medium, in the implementation of the Initiative and, in general, in the performance of the T&Cs, are confidential information (hereinafter, “Confidential Information”); therefore, the Confidential Information may be used exclusively for the performance of the activities provided for under the Initiative and, in general, under the T&Cs,taking all necessary measures to maintain the strictest confidentiality in relation to them.
More specifically, RS Productions and the Innovative Company/Wannabe Startupper, concerning the Confidential Information received from the other party, shall:
Both RS Productions and the Innovative Company/Wannabe Startupper warrant to be entitled to hold, use and transmit, for the purposes described herein, the Confidential Information that will be communicated, assuming all exclusive responsibility and indemnifying and holding harmless the other party in case of disputes and claims by third parties in this regard (including those related to the infringement of third-party rights).
The obligations herein shall not apply to Confidential Information that:
In the event that RS Productions and the Innovative Company/Wannabe Startupper are required, by virtue of an order of an authority with the necessary powers, to disclose Confidential Information to third parties, to the extent permitted by law, they shall inform the other party of the order as soon as possible, so as to enable it to take any action to protect its rights.
The confidentiality obligations set forth above will remain effective until and to the extent that each Confidential Information becomes public knowledge for reasons other than breach of the T&Cs.
PROCESSING OF PERSONAL DATA
The processing of personal data will be carried out by RS Productions in compliance with the provisions laid down in the legislation on the protection of personal data, specifically in relation to the adoption of security measures.
WEBSITE CUSTOMER SERVICE
The customer service, which can be contacted through the form provided in the section of the site (“Contact us”), provides general information to Innovative Companies/Wannabe Startuppers on the Website browsing and assistance in case of problems in accessing the reserved area.
AMENDMENT OF THE T&Cs
The T&Cs may be amended or supplemented at any time, either permanently or temporarily, by posting the updated version thereof on the Website.
JURISDICTION AND APPLICABLE LAW
The T&Cs, the disputes and claims arising from the use of the Website or its contents are governed by Italian law. The Court of Milan has exclusive jurisdiction.
DEROGATION FROM LEGISLATIVE DECREE NO. 70/2003
Pursuant to Articles 12 and 13 of Legislative Decree No. 70/2003, the T&Cs prevail over the provisions relating to information on the execution of contracts and those relating to the forwarding of orders provided for in the aforementioned decree, if applicable. Therefore, by using the Website, Innovative Companies/Wannabe Startuppers agree to waive the abovementioned provisions.